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, boston, f.b.i., and dzhokhar tsarnaev the name of suspect number two. as you can imagine something like this, social media has information with theories and conspiracy of the shootout and the manhunt in boston. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard is following that story from the newsroom. >> the f.b.i. calls it the big electronic dragnet in united states history the first major federal cases where twitter and facebook are in full effect. moments after the bombing, suspects photos were posted and the f.b.i. website crashed. the site now back online and the pictures went viral on social media, twitter the facebook, millions of views and possible sitings in suburban boston area. the manhunt continues for that second suspect still at large, possibly in the watertown, massachusetts area. police are canvassing suburban boston, watertown and surrounding communities for the terrorist who they say is armed and very, very dangerous. >> we believe this to be a terrorist. we believe this to be a man who has come here to kill people. we need to get him in custody. >> that is the word from police offi
. coulds do my mind is her smile. >> in other developments, the 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev has a court-appointed lawyer and is cooperating with investigators after being charged with using a weapon of mass destruction. the federal defender is asking for two more attorneys. authorities are looking for possible explosives and signs of where the bombs were made. >> we hear more stories of courage and survival from the attack. after 200 injured, 14 of those have undergone amputations including a dancer who lost her foot but not her will to dance again. the 32-year-old and her husband, adam days, an airman just back from afghanistan were watching the marathon near the finish line when the first bomb went off. i remember telling adam, my gosh, i'm alive and he said, i'm okay, i'm okay, are you okay, and i said i think we are okay and i could not believe it and i tried to move and i said my foot. my foot. something is wrong and he lifted my leg and we lost it. >> she lost her left foot. she worked as a ballroom dance instructor and says when someone tries to stop you from doing something you
tsarnaev is awake but unable to speak because of a neck authorities that could be self inflicted. dzhokhar tsarnaev is in answering some questions in writing. authorities asked about potential accomplices and unexploded bombs. >> i am not convinced they were planning more attacks. we have to be vigilant. >> police captured him after a dramatic end to the manhunt the broader investigation has focused on his older brother, 26-year-old who died in a shootout with police. last year he traveled overseas to russia and chechnya and linked to jihad videos online. some wonder why he fell ofhei. y questioned him two years ago. >> he got off the radar and traveled to the most dangerous parts of the world. >>the bombings left three dead and dogs injured. many are still in the hospital recovering. >> boston remembered the victims yesterday and prayed for healing. >> forgiveness does not mean we do not realize the heinousness of the crime. in our own hearts, we are unable to forgive, we make ourselves a victim of our own hatred. >> a moment of silence will be held this afternoon at 2:50 eastern the time
and applause] >> nineteen-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev was found hiding in a boat in a yard in watertown, 1/2 last night. arrested after boston suburbs were put on a day-long lock down. day-long lock down. more than 1 million residents told to stay inside as s.w.a.t. teams went door to door searching for the suspect. >> it's unbelievable. i was cooped up in my house for the last almost 24 hours just wondering if the guy was in my back yard, if he was in my garage, you know, or if he was in my neighborhood. >> and he was. cowering, bleeding after a shootout where police that left his 267-year-old brother tamerlan dead. police said they tracked them down after they execute an m.i.t. officer and then led police on a wild chase. tsarnaev, the ethnic cheffian and u.s. citizen who lived here for more than a decade got away, but not for long. his arrest praised by the president. >> we've closed an important chapter in this tragedy. >> and by this community still in mourning. >> it brings a sigh of relief, and i think it really allows us to start the healing process. >> and the suspect still has no
to tell her he loved her. we have learned when dzhokhar tsarnaev was hiding in the boat that f.b.i. negotiators tried for 25 minutes to convince him to give himself up after a verbal exchange he fell out of the boat. >> there were three boston police officers that surrounded the boat and other officers came and assisted and we held that position until the f.b.i. loss tag rescue team could come in place. >> the week of terror is over and the city is working on a five-phase plan to re-open the blocks surrounding the site of the bombing. tonight, boston university will hold a memorial for the third rav from chinauate student, and and they will be in attendance. the creditly injured transit hospital is hospitalized and a moment of silence is held at 2:50 eastern time. e moments when the firstf e bombs went off a week ago today. >> as life slowly returns to normal in boston, authorities are still working on the bombing crime scene and there will be a couple more days before the crime scene will be fully reopened. they are collecting evidence from the sides of buildings and bleacher
the streets and in custody. [cheers and applause] >> nineteen-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev was found hiding in a boat in watertown, massachusetts last night, arrested after boston suburbs were put on ady-long lock down. more than 1 million residents told to stay inside as s.w.a.t. teams went door to door searching for the suspect. >> it's unbelievable. i was cooped up in my house for the last almost 24 hours just wondering if the guy was in my backyard, if defense, you know, in my garage. or in my neighborhood. >> and he was. could youering, bleeding after a shootout where police that left his 267-year-old brother tamerlan dead. police said they tracked them down after they execute an m.i.t. officer and then led police on a wild chase. tsarnaev, he lived here for more than a decade, he got away but not for long. his arrest praised by the president. >> we've closed an important chapter in this tragedy. >> and by this community still in mourning. >> it brings a sigh of relief, and i think it really allows us to start the healing process. >> and we learned the fib has asked hospital officials
. the surviving bombing suspect, dzhokhar tsarnaev, is awake if the hospital and responding on-and-off to questions in writing because of severe wounds to his neck and threat. it is unclear if he self inicted those wndou or they te of the shoot u.n. investigators are asking him about other cell members and other unexploded bombs and his motive. take a listen. >> first of all, you need the right facts in order to be able to charge, that the federal government is still determining what was the motive of the two young men, are they connected to anyone else? that question is could be premature without the basis for it. >> the city is working on a plan to re-open the six blocks around the bombing. tonight, boston university hold as memorial for the third victim, the graduate student. her parents traveled from china. the critically injured transit officer remains hospitalized and in two hours from now in medford, massachusetts, there will be a private funeral held ree victims, 29 years old andhe there will be a moment of silence. reporting live in the newsroom for abc7 news. >> as li
to be the first clear picture of suspect number 2, dzhokhar tsarnaev. her brother then posted that picture on facebook where more than 12,000 people shared it. >> i actually think i hit the lottery that i took that one picture that could have been helpful. so it's about the greatest, you know, win i could have ever had there to have helped. >> the picture is an example of how big a role social media played in this event. authorities were flooded with tips about the two suspects when images were shared and when the two brothers went on their rampage trying to escape lots of people followed the story on twitter. >> for those who have been on social media for several years now, there isn't any question that any news organization comes anywhere close to twitter. >> jeff howe is a professor of digital journalism at northeastern university in boston. he said twitter followers also posed a problem for law enforcement. >> you know, when they were actually conducting the search in watertown, yeah, just a few blocks away from me, you know, their concern was that people on twitter were going to give
guard. abc7 news reporter kira klapper is live in the courtroom. kira, dzhokhar tsarnaev is not yet able to communicate with detectives? >> that's right. they said he can't speak because he has severe throat injuries. authorities hope he will be able to talk. they have so many questions. they want to know if anyone else was involved in the alleged attack, zach har -- dzhokhar and his brother orchestrated. he was found in a boat hiding in this yard. a row bat whose brought in to remove the tarp out of fear he was wearing an explosive fight. but he was likely injured from the gunfight the night before when his brother died. this morning agents are anxiously wait to go question the man that sparked the nearly week long manhunt that ended in a spray of bullets. >> i think all the law enforcement professionals are hoping, for a host of reasons, that the suspect survives because we have a million questions. >>> a special federal interrogation team is on standby at the medical center where tsarnaev and many of his alleged victims are being treated. within the last hour we learned federal prosec
of the suspect. >> this turned out to be the first clear picture of suspect number 2, dzhokhar tsarnaev. her brother then posted that picture on facebook where more than 12,000 people shared it. >> i think i hit the lottery that i took that one picture that could have been helpful. so it's about the greatest, you know, win i could have ever had there to have helped. >> the picture is an example of how big a role social media played in this event. authorities were flooded with tips about the two suspects when images were shared and when the two brothers went on their rampage trying to escape lots of people followed the story on twitter. >> for those who have been on social media for several years now, there isn't any question that any news organization comes anywhere close to twitter. >> jeff is a professor of digital journalism at northeastern university in boston. he said twitter followers also posed a problem for law enforcement. >> you know, when they were actually conducting the search in watertown, yeah, just a few blocks away from me, you know, their concern was that people twitter wer
of dzhokhar tsarnaev. the latest on his condition and what lies ahead. >>> an ocean away and the will to persevere. we'll introduce you to a man who crossed the finish line of the london finish line after a week beginning the journey at the starting line in boston. >>> then this his boat was his hobby and passion until it became the scene of the shootout that ended boston's terror. now americans rally to replace the beloved boat of a man who helped take down the city's most wanted man. it is monday, april 22nd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now" with john muller and diana perez. >>> good morning, everybody.
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